Colorado Adopts the 2013 FDA Food Code

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions 

When do changes go in to effect? 

January 1, 2019 

Who will be impacted? 

Any foodservice operator in Colorado could be impacted. The food code transition to the 2013 version will mean some operational changes for all retail establishments. 

What should I do to prepare? 

Review documentaion provided regarding changes

Train your team on upcoming changes

Update your SOPs and Food Safety Manuals to reflect the new standards 

Contact Brand Protection Consultants if you would like to schedule a 1 hour "Food Code Changes Overview Session" 

Where can I find details and pricing for the 1 Hour Food Code Overview Session? 

 

 

 

What is the FDA Food Code? 

The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA's best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food offered at retail and in food service. 

How many changes are there?

All changes are found on the FDA site but there are 10 MAJOR Changes that you must be aware of. These 10 changes are covered in the 1 hour Food Code Overview Session. 

Where can I find comprehensive information about the FDA Food Code? 

www.fda.gov

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/food-code-transition